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Eldan Law ranked for Construction in Chambers Asia Pacific 2021

Published on 6 January 2021.

We are pleased to announce that Eldan Law is once again ranked for Construction in Chambers Asia Pacific 2021. For details, please see: https://chambers.com/guide/asia-pacific?publicationTypeGroupId=8&practiceAreaId=15&subsectionTypeId=1&locationId=188 

ALB SE Asia Law Awards Construction Law Firm of the Year 2020

Published on 11 September 2020.

We are pleased to announce that our firm has been shortlisted as a finalist for the ALB SE Asia Law Awards Construction Law Firm of the Year 2020.  The ALB SE Asia Law Awards pay tribute to outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams across Southeast Asia.  Details on the finalists are available here: https://www.legalbusinessonline.com/law-awards/alb-se-asia-law-awards-2020

Eldan Law’s Chambers Ranking — for Construction 2020

Published on 10 December 2019.

Our firm has been once again been ranked by Chambers for our construction practice. We are listed alongside Clyde & Co Classis, Dentons Rodyk and TSMP, ahead of Drew & Napier. Details of the ranking : https://chambers.com/guide/asia-pacific?publicationTypeId=8&practiceAreaId=15&subsectionTypeId=1&locationId=188

Danna Er has been recognised by the Junior Chamber International as an outstanding person in the Political, legal, and/or governmental affairs category.

Published on 17 October 2019.

We are pleased to announce that our Partner, Danna Er has been recognised by the Junior Chamber International as an outstanding person in the Political, legal, and/or governmental affairs category. The award serves to formally recognize young people who excel in their chosen fields and exemplify the best attributes of the world’s young people. 

Danna Er has been recognised by Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore’s most influential lawyers aged 40 and under for 2018

Published on 12 March 2019.

Award brief: We are delighted to announce that our Partner, Danna Er has been recognised by Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore’s most influential lawyers aged 40 and under for 2018.   Singapore Business Review has put together 20 of the most promising legal luminaries aged 40 and under for the year 2018. After…

Katong Park Towers gets Court’s nod for en bloc sale to proceed

Published on 4 October 2018.

THE sale of Katong Park Towers has been given the green light by the High Court, following some owners’ objection to the sale over factors like the method of apportionment. An order of sale was made for Katong Park Towers following a High Court hearing on Tuesday, Edwin Lee of Eldan Law told The Business…

Eldan Law mentioned in Mediation Advocacy: Power List 2017

Published on 20 August 2018.

Eldan Law has been recognized in the The “Mediation Advocacy: Power List 2017” by the Singapore Mediation Centre. The list seeks to recognise the law firms that have most advanced the use of mediation as a dispute resolution tool and are providers of a more complete suite of services. Mediation is a cost-effective and time-efficient…

Recent Developments

Statutory Extensions of Time and Impact of an Assessor’s Determination on Subsequent Proceedings

Published on 8 January 2021.

What are the conditions and limitations for players in the construction sector who wish to enjoy the automatic 122-days extension of time relief introduced under the latest COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Amendment No. 3) Act? Is an assessor’s determination under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (the “COVID-19 Act”) res judicata or binding in later arbitration, adjudication or arbitration proceedings?  Read…

Going beyond the Contract: Co-sharing the Additional Costs of COVID-19 in Construction and Supply contracts

Published on 20 November 2020.

The Built Environment sector is proving to be one of the industries hardest hit by COVID-19 and further governmental intervention has been passed in the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Amendment No. 3) Bill (the “Bill”) in order to ensure that the built environment value chain – from builders to contractors to sub-contractors, co-share additional costs due…

Construction and Law: The Role of the Quantity Surveyor in Arbitrations

Published on 21 August 2020.

We are pleased to have our Looi Ming Ming as the moderator for an exciting joint YSIAC & SISV Young QS webinar hosted by Dentons Rodyk, discussing quantum disputes at arbitration and how to win them.  What are the common mistakes and pitfalls faced not only by lawyers but also quantity surveyors? What are the…

How to Apply for Temporary Relief under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act

Published on 21 April 2020.

The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contracts) Regulations 2020 (the “Regulations”) came into operation on 20 April 2020. These Regulations detail how qualifying individuals and businesses can apply for temporary relief under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (the “Act”).   Read our latest update on the Regulations for key points to…

COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Alternative Arrangements for Meetings for Companies, Variable Capital Companies, Business Trusts, Unit Trusts and Debenture Holders) Order 2020

Published on 14 April 2020.

Certain provisions in written law and certain legal instruments (such as the company’s constitution) specifically require personal attendance at meetings. However, this may not be practicable in light of the social-distancing measures introduced to contain the COVID-19 spread.  On 13 April 2020, the Minister for Law introduced the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Alternative Arrangements for Meetings…

What You Need To Know About the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020

Published on 9 April 2020.

The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (the “COVID-19 Act”) provides temporary relief for qualifying individuals and businesses who are unable to fulfill their contractual obligations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read our latest update on the COVID-19 Act for more information about what you need to know about the COVID-19 Act and how to obtain temporary…

Our events

Firm trip to Perth

Firm trip to Perth

Published on 14 August 2012.

We believe in working hard and playing hard too. Eldan Law’s annual firm trips are the perfect opportunity for the entire firm – lawyers, staff and their families – to let their hair down and to get to know each other just that little bit better, all while having a smashing good time. Whilst previous…